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Connecticut 11th Volunteer Regiment

By Wethersfield Historical Society on December 14, 2006 6:35 PM

Connecticut 11th Volunteer Regiment was with Burnside's expedition to the North Carolina barrier islands. The later went with him to Antietam and suffered heavy casualties. Of the ten Wethersfield men in this unit, two were killed. The regiment fought in the Richmond-Petersburg campaign losing it's brigade colonel, Hartford's Gifford Stedman who is buried in Wethersfield.


Name / Date Enlisted / Unit / Date Out / Reason Out / Comment


  1. Clontier, Charles 3/28/64 Company A Deserted 4/29/64
  2. Davis, Henry 11/25/61 Company K Killed Sharpsburg, MD 9/17/62
  3. Harris, Henry 11/14/61 Company M Corp. 12/1/64, Reduced Sgt 1/1/65, wounded 6/18/64 - Petersburg, out '65
  4. Price, William 3/2/64 Deserted
  5. Rising, Henry 10/12/61 Company D Killed Sharpsburg, MD 9/17/62
  6. Steele, Samuel 12/11/61 Company F? Disc. Disab. 4/14/62
  7. Tyler, John 11/21/64 Company F Deserted 9/66
  8. Trasher, Allen 11/14/61 Company H M.O. 12/21/65
  9. Whaples, George H. 12/13/61 Company F Des. ?/3/64
  10. Wilson, Walter 2/11/64 Company I Musician died 6/6/64


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